ISLAMABAD: Following her Oscar win, Prime Minister Syed Yousaf Raza Gilani has announced a high Civil Award for Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy.
The Prime Minister, in his congratulatory message, said that Chinoy had made all Pakistanis proud by producing the documentary “Saving Face”, which is a perfect work of art representing creativity, objectivity and reality, with a touch of passion and devotion.
He said this outstanding success of Sharmeen Chinoy at the international level would surely lead to enhancing the soft image of Pakistan.
The singular success of Chinoy is the tangible manifestation of the talent the Pakistani youth is gifted with, the Prime Minister added.
Altaf Hussain announces gold medal for Chinoy
Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain has announced a gold medal for Sharmeen Chinoy.
He made this announcement while talking to the members of Rabita Committee of his party at its head quarters “Nine Zero” via telephone, said a statement issued by MQM on Monday.
He said the Oscar Award given to her for the documentary film would be a source of honour not only for Chinoy but also for the entire country.
Altaf Hussain instructed the party’s Rabita Committee to hold a befitting reception for Ms Chinoy when she returns to Pakistan.